K-12 Webinars

5 first steps toward better professional development for teachers

Want to improve student achievement? Start by adapting professional development activities to deliver the learning teachers need and want, so they can improve instructional effectiveness.

The ESSA impact: We can now replace evaluation compliance checklists with effective teacher supervision … but have we forgotten how?

This one-hour, complementary webinar will explore:

  • How to comply with state regulations and use them to your advantage
  • Growth-oriented frameworks and why they’re better than lists of components
  • Best ways to get teachers involved in their own professional development
  • Technology that can help guide reflective processes for principals and teachers

Proactive Recruiting Amidst Today’s Teacher Shortage

If you have more open teaching positions than candidates in your recruiting pipeline, you aren’t alone … the competition for finding and hiring top teacher talent is growing as the number of available candidates continues to decline.

Join Marna Robertson, retired assistant superintendent and expert recruiter, as she shares how quickly identifying well-matched candidates and creating a “rock star” candidate experience will bring the best and brightest teachers to your school.

During this one-hour webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Best practices to find and attract top talent
  • Strategies for efficiently leading candidates through the recruiting and hiring process
  • Common recruiting pitfalls and how to avoid them
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Developing Our Teacher Performance Program: One Year with TalentEd Perform

Edina Public School District 273, a premier district in suburban Minneapolis, relies on high-quality teaching to educate nearly 8,500 students.

In this webinar, Teacher Evaluation Program Facilitator Libby Sandvick will share her expertise developing and managing the district’s process of teacher evaluations and performance improvement using TalentEd Perform. Ms. Sandvick will share best practices and lessons learned, diving into how Edina Public Schools:

• Developed a teacher performance framework with stakeholder feedback
• Found and vetted a technology platform
• Launched the new Edina Teacher Evaluation program districtwide
• Continues to iterate and improve the program

Join us for the webinar and hear how TalentEd Perform helped Edina Public Schools support the continued growth and development of their dedicated teaching staff.

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How We Conquered Teacher and Staff Evaluations

100x100xFred_100.jpg.pagespeed.ic.C-iA-LGn8tChesterfield County Public Schools serves approximately 58,000 students and employs over 4,700 teachers. In this webinar, we will discuss how to effectively roll out a solution for teacher and staff performance evaluations with:

• Electronic workflows
• Online observations tools
• Forms that are easy to use, easy to track
• Reporting and dashboards

Fred Scott of Chesterfield County Public Schools will lead the discussion and walk through the ongoing training and online resources and communications he facilitates at the division level to ensure TalentEd Perform is successfully integrated and used.

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